Tiscali buys C&W's French Net ops

Ebb and Flow

Tiscali has scooped up the French internet ops of Cable & Wireless for &euro5.6m cash. It also inherits 100 customers and 120 C&W employees. The pan-European ISP says the deal will take its annual business-to-business revenues in France to €50m.

C&W is retrenching to the domestic and Caribbean markets, following an extraordinarily expensive attempt to rule the Internet hosting world. The company will continue to serve companies in Europe - but only if they are multinationals.

The C&W press release is here. ®

http://www.pressi.com/int/release/68474.html

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